A decline in the estimated number of same-sex partner unmarried households in metro Atlanta, as the Census reports, does not appear to have affected Atlanta’s reputation as an LGBTQ capital, nor diminished turnout for the weekend’s Pride Parade and Dyke March, and related festivals.
“It always just kind of boggles my mind to think about the Atlanta region having more than over a million people who are 75 years and older…”
A new search engine allows users to enter a ZIP code to get a list of the bird species that are threatened by climate change in that neighborhood. The National Audubon Society released the tool Thursday along with a new report: “Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink.”
The state’s new highway construction schedule in metro Atlanta adds two years to the overall completion date – now early 2032. It extends the timeline for toll lanes on westside and eastside I-285 by two to four years, and cuts the schedule by more than a year on a stretch of I-75 south to Macon that’s often ridden by tractor-trailer traffic.
Atlanta isn’t likely to swiftly build its way out of the shortage of affordable housing. Case in point: The clock’s been ticking more than a year on one project near the Atlanta BeltLine that’s to be built by a non-profit developer on land that was donated. The first shovel could hit the ground late this year or in early 2020.
A new legal opinion suggests that if sports gambling supporters in the state Legislature want an airtight law, they better first ask Georgia voters and change the Georgia Constitution.
Ever since former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed first gave Tyler Perry the opportunity of buying 330 acres at Fort McPherson five years ago, I have criticized the deal.
My greatest concern was a fear Perry would seal off this incredible public treasure and create a fort inside a fort.
Everybody talking about criminal justice in Fulton should find something of interest soon — that is, when the county starts publishing new, detailed statistics on courts.
A milestone in the region’s growth was passed last week in Sandy Springs. It marks a trajectory in the effort to retool suburbs from places built for Baby Boomers into ones suited for Gen Zers, and beyond.
In the 1960s, TV gave us witches and genies and castaways and filthy rich hillbillies.
Until, that is, 1965, when Bill Cosby was cast opposite Robert Culp in “I Spy.”
And then, in 1968, there was “Julia,” starring Diahann Carroll as a professional woman – a nurse and a single mom (Vietnam made her a widow).
Many housing experts have said one of the best ways to wrangle Atlanta’s affordability crisis is to diversify the housing stock, and one local start-up is on a mission to corner some of that untapped market.
Hollywood literally did come to Atlanta Saturday night for the grand opening gala of Tyler Perry Studios at Fort McPherson.
It was a glitzy, star-studded affair with some of the biggest actors, directors, singers, rappers, hip-hop artists, politicians and civil rights legends.
An overwhelming percentage of voters with a child in the Atlanta Public Schools (75 percent ) support extending Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s contract beyond June 30, 2020, according to a new poll by Landmark Communications Inc.
By KEVIN GREINER, president and CEO of Gas South
If you’re a mature (i.e., middle-aged) music fan like I am, and you happened to show up at Music Midtown last month, you probably asked yourself: What happened to all my people?
Answer: Your friends’ kids came instead.
Ten-year-old goalie Kelan Watkins was a phenomenal shot blocker in the inaugural play Saturday on Soccer in the Street’s new field. The play represented a tender moment in metro Atlanta, a time when the first winds of autumn accompanied what may be a major shift in everyday life for a lot of people.
A company that has a place in engineering history was hired to complete the final dredging at the ports of Savannah and Charleston. The Savannah project to be complete about 10 months earlier than the one in Charleston, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Defense.
A fence with gates that can be locked is be the solution for managing homeless and other individuals who linger in Downtown Atlanta’s Hurt Park. Yet to be determined is the impact on routine homeless programs provided there – including one sponsored by Mrs. Georgia America 2017.
So far, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservationhas gotten to work preserving two Westside houses — preserving the character of the homes, but also preserving an affordable price. Now through a land donation to Habitat, a new house will come out of the program too.
Atlanta’s airport again ranks as the world’s busiest passenger airport. ATL again didn’t rank in the Top 20 for handling cargo – though airports in Los Angeles, Chicago and Beijing and ranked in the Top 20 in both categories, a recent report shows.
A federal judge in Atlanta says that there’s got to be a day in court for a law that would nearly close the door on abortion in Georgia.